Road to the Kentucky Derby: Arkansas Derby The 2021 Arkansas Derby came up light this year, with just six 3-year-olds entered in the final Championship Series race on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. But Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert has the two favorites in Concert Tour (1-1) and Hozier (3-1). The 1 1/8 mile Grade […]
Posted on: April 8, 2021 |
Road to the Kentucky Derby: 2021 Rebel Stakes The Road to the Kentucky Derby continues on Saturday with the $1 million Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park. The Grade II race headlines a 12-race card that includes five stakes. The 1 1/16 mile Rebel drew eight runners with Caddo River (9-5) and Concert Tour (2-1) the […]
Posted on: March 12, 2021 |
Road to the Kentucky Derby: Leading contender Essential Quality heads Southwest Stakes The rescheduled Southwest Stakes is set for Saturday, Feb. 27, at Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort. Better known as Oaklawn Park, the Hot Springs, Arkansas, track hosts the $750,000 race and awards 10 Kentucky Derby qualifying points to the winner. The favorite is Jackie’s […]
Posted on: February 23, 2021 |
A strong graded stakes schedule completes the final weekend of racing in January. Watch 2 Kentucky Derby prep races along with other notable graded stakes.
Posted on: January 28, 2021 |
The 57-day meet opens at Oaklawn Park on Jan. 22 and runs through May 1. A total of 33 stakes races with purses from $150,000 to $1 million headline the meet.
Posted on: January 22, 2021 |